Ahead of the UP meeting polls, Akhilesh had agreed to mend fences together with his estranged uncle Shivpal to tackle the BJP.
Months after Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav agreed to mend fences together with his estranged uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav — forward of the meeting polls in Uttar Pradesh, it appears there are indicators of strains in the connection but once more. Shivpal, who gained from the Jaswantnagar seat on an SP ticket in the not too long ago held meeting elections, has alleged that he was not invited to the occasion’s legislative meeting on Satur.
“I was not invited to the party meeting. I waited for two days and cancelled all my programmes for the meeting, but I wasn’t invited. I am an MLA from Samajwadi Party but still not invited,” information company ANI quoted Shivpal as saying.
The two leaders had a bitter fallout over management of the occasion earlier than the 2017 meeting elections. Beginning August 2016, each leaders hurled verbal barbs at one another for months, finally main to extra dissension in the occasion and its poor efficiency in the 2017 meeting elections, when it was routed from all over the place besides its pocket boroughs in central UP.
Shivpal floated the PSP-L earlier than the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. He contested in opposition to SP candidate after which sitting MP Akshay Yadav from Firozabad. However, each lost because the BJP wrested the seat from the SP. Shivpal has had restricted electoral success however continues to wield affect in districts like Etawah, Mainpuri, Forozabad, Agra and Mathura.
Last year, the chilliness between the uncle and nephew had appeared to thaw. The SP and PSP had joined forces in a panchayat ballot in Etawah, and had gained 18 out of 24 wards.
By December 2021, the 2 events had reached a seat-sharing settlement for the meeting polls. That is how Shivpal got here to be a candidate for the SP-PSP alliance.
Shivpal defeated BJP’s Vivek Shakya by 90,979 votes in the meeting elections.
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